Heartache? Nostalgia? Unintended sessions open old tapes and ideas in this quiet feature length release where even tape hiss becomes an instrument. Featuring the North Rutherford Chamber Society (friends of the ELW and participants in Fay Marcy's Rapid Composure Series), Sackcloth and Ashes, and a reconstructed moment from the unfinished radio play sessions, Piano Rose. "October Flake Eyes" was described by one listener as "near the four most beautiful minutes of my life". Topics: Ambient, Electroacoustic, Minimalism, 20th Century Classical
Piano, prepared electric piano and tape variations of "tah'naer", a composition for piano, hospital, and typewriters by J.Shell. tah'naer: Jeff Shell (Scream Sheet Studios, 1995) Halo Variation: Fay Marcy (Halo Auditorium, 1999) LGL Variation: Jeff Shell for Eucci (Eucci Pierpont 2005) Halo + LGL Variations: Jeff Shell (Eucci Pierpont 2005) Topics: Mechanical, 20th Century Classical, tape collage, Minimalism, Musique Concrete Source: Piano, prepared electric piano, typewriters, hospitals, tape, machines
Blips, bleeps, horns, banks, scratches, and occasional environmental sounds make up this installation recording of the Eucci 'Table Stories' composition. Straightforward electroacoustic with a touch of musique concrete. For Mark and Lee. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Avantgarde, Minimalism, 20th Century Classical, Electroacoustic, Musique concrete Source: Table Shoulders Installation, Pierpont November 2005
It started as a variation on variation 18 on a theme of Paganini, starting Summer 2010. For the following year, Jeffrey Shell, Kate Cheuffer, and Fay Marcy passed their own variations around. Theme of a variation for three players, two pianos, and a continental divide. Recorded Summer 2010-Summer 2011, KCMC + Eucci Sunhil. Topics: piano, champagne music, paganini, 20th century classical, minimalism, piano, prepared piano, minimal
The stylistic expansion and exploration started in Eucci's "Storm Summer Sunhill" continues with jazz and breakcore joining a near classical collection of analog / electro-acoustic bursts of flavor. The heavy use of tape in recording and assembling the final product yields a warm and gritty sound. Dirty modern indeed. "Terminal Five, Sunrise" by Jeff Shell for Eucci, recorded at Eucci Sunhill, Summer 2007. "Polaroid Jetson" by Marvin H Baines and Jeff Shell for... Topics: breakcore, drum and bass, jazz, electroacoustic, 20th century classical, avant garde, lo-fi
Gritty environmental recordings. Cities, inner spaces, pianos, and sparse electronics fill out an intimate atmosphere of longing, memory, and aesthetic perfection. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 20th Century Classical, Field recording, tape collage, Minimalism, New York, solo piano Source: New York City, Merediths, Halo District.